S4781 : Oval Garden, Heywood Estate

taken 6 years ago, near to Baile na Coille, Ironmills Bridge, Ballypickas and Longhill Bridge, Laois, Ireland

Oval Garden, Heywood Estate
Oval Garden, Heywood Estate
In 1906, the then owner of the Heywood Estate commissioned the famous landscape artist Sir Edwin Lutyens to design gardens adjacent to the House. This is the Oval Garden, one of Lutyens' masterpieces. Eight bronze tortoises deliver jets of water through their mouths into the pond. The gardens are now administered by the Office of Public Works and are open to the public.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Sunday, 4 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Country estates 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! S 471 816 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:53.0189N 7:18.0116W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! S 471 816
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Gardens  Country Estate  Pond  Fountains  Water Jets 

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